Mon, 8 Feb 2010
Professor Martin Roland, Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge, subject is “Does money make the world go round? - Paying doctors to improve the quality of their care”
The Faculty of Health, in association with the Academy of Medical Sciences, will host a lecture delivered by Professor Martin Roland, Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge, entitled, “Does money make the world go round? - Paying doctors to improve the quality of their care”
The lecture, which will be of particular interest to students who wish to deepen their understanding of Health Services Research, will start at 5.30pm Monday 22 March 2010 in the Thomas Paine Lecture Theatre. Drinks will be served from 5.00pm.
The lecture is part of the Academy of Medical Sciences Visiting Fellow Lecture Programme 2010.
For further information, contact the Faculty of Health Research Office on 01603 591712
Martin Roland trained at Oxford, where he also obtained his doctorate. Following vocational training in Cambridge, he worked in London and in Cambridge before moving to the University of Manchester in 1992 as Professor of General Practice. In 1994, he established and subsequently became Director of the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre. He has also been a practicing GP for over 30 years. Professor Roland’s main areas of research interest are the development of methods to measure quality of care, and evaluating interventions to improve care in the NHS. His previous research interests include back pain, hospital referrals, out of hours care, and nurse practitioners in general practice. He was appointed CBE in 2003 for services to medicine."